Chester Springs, Pa. - Bob Hana has been named the managing director of the Home Technology Specialists Association (HTSA), effective immediately.
Hana, a longtime industry veteran who was most notably president of Runco and later worldwide sales and marketing VP when Runco was sold to Planar, replaces
, who resigned Aug. 31 and subsequently announced he was forming his own
In a letter to HTSA vendor partners, Bob Gullo, HTSA president, said, "I'm proud to announce that after an extensive and tactical search we have found a proven business leader and creative strategic thinker to be the face of our proud organization."
Gullo also wrote that he met Hana in 1987 "when I joined NEC as product trainer. Many years later, I reconnected with Bob when he was at Runco and EDG was a Runco dealer. One thing I can tell you about Hana: this guy means what he says, and makes things happen. You can take his word to the bank."
Hana can be reached at reached at (847) 924-6271 or email him at